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November 7, 2013

WESTPORT, CT (BRAIN) — CamelBak revenue was down 5 percent in the third quarter, a decline being blamed on cold, wet weather and the U.S. military's drawdown.

Posted in North America
November 7, 2013

MONTREAL, Quebec (BRAIN) — Dorel’s recreational and leisure business rebounded from a disappointing second quarter, officials told investors Thursday morning during a third-quarter earnings call.

Posted in North America
Preseason orders down from last year as dealers remain cautious.
November 7, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association has joined with six other organizations to launch Advocates for Independent Business, a coalition of trade associations and other groups dedicated to ensuring that locally owned, independent businesses succeed and thrive.

Posted in Retail News
November 7, 2013
Levi's Commuter Parka

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN) — The Levi’s Commuter clothing series introduces new styles for fall 2013—including parkas, jeans, tees, woven tops and outerwear—with performance features including water resistance, moisture wicking, reflective accents and greater mobility.

Posted in New Products
November 7, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Fox Factory Holding Corp. reported that sales for the third quarter increased by $9.4 million, or 12.9 percent, to $82.3 million, compared with the same period last year. The growth was largely driven by mountain bike and powered-vehicle suspension products.  

Posted in North America
November 7, 2013

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA (BRAIN) — Fox has completed the acquisition of its German distributor and service center, Toxoholics GmbH, for $2.3 million, the company told investors on an earnings call Wednesday. 

Posted in International
November 6, 2013
The SQlab Super 6

OAKLAND, CA (BRAIN) — German saddle brand SQlab has added three new models and updated existing models for 2014. The brand also will be distributed in the U.S. next year by Hawley and BTI.

Posted in International
November 6, 2013

MEQUON, WI (BRAIN) — Hayes Components is expanding its lifetime leakproof warranty to all its hydraulic brakes purchased after Nov. 1. Previously Hayes offered the lifetime terms on its Dyno brake models.

Posted in North America
November 6, 2013

DURANGO, CO (BRAIN) — The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic has appointed Jeff Frost as its new executive director. The Iron Horse is Colorado's oldest cycling event and attracts 4,000 participants, including racers and tour participants. The event is held Memorial Day weekend.

Posted in North America
November 6, 2013

COSTA MESA, CA (BRAIN) — The National Bicycle Dealers Association is hosting a free webinar on Thursday that will focus on holiday season marketing and strategies for bike shops.

Posted in Retail News

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